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Track Work Continues

Most Of Facilities' Cost Being Paid With Turnback Money

Posted: November 6, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Har-Ber High School’s new track probably will be completed in time for the beginning of track and field season in the spring.

Timeline

Springdale Athletic Facilities

September 2010: Springdale voters rejected a 2.4-mill tax increase that would have provided money for two schools and an athletic complex at Har-Ber High School, including a football stadium, plus $3 million in improvements to Bulldog Stadium.

May 2011: Voters narrowly approved a 1.9-mill tax increase to pay for construction of a junior high and a middle school. Athletic facilities are left out of the proposal.

September 2011: The School Board approved building an eight-lane track and an indoor athletic facility at Har-Ber with money from the building fund and federal bonds.

Source: Staff Report

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